Category Archives: Food

Napoleons, Birthdays, and Apples!

In celebration of Poppy’s birthday (last week), Allison made him a special nine-layer Napoleon cake!  Baba Toma taught Allison well and we continue to appreciate her baking expertise!! Though we were celebrating Poppy’s birthday, somehow Allison ended up with the gift!! She is now well prepared for college life!!  Thank you, Poppy!! Allison received more than one gift […]

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Easter Treats!

At our house, we have gluten-full and gluten-free varieties of Easter surprises. . .  Yummy, yummy!

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Monet, Cookies, and RICE!!

Hurray!  Abby finally finished her Monet impression!  We were all quite impressed. . . .We each have our favorite part.  I think mine is somewhere in there.  In those splotches. On the left.  The middle left. (I know, I know . . . so specific.)And then, we had a cooking lesson right in our very […]

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Birthday Soup with Rice

Jackie, the birthday girl, got sick today. Thus, her celebratory plans changed and we conjured up some quick comfort food. Chicken Soup with Rice at mom’s house.  Nothing like coming home. . . [And, yes, I do work to make sure my utensils and my food always match. . .]

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The Eighth of March – International Women’s Day!!

Such a beautiful day!!!! And tulips were on sale at Whole Foods Market!  A wonderful way to begin our holiday celebration! For those of you who are not aware, today is THE BEST HOLIDAY EVER!!  In (mainly) Soviet-block republics, International Women’s Day is celebrated by honoring women of all ages, regardless of age or family […]

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